Fort Leonard Wood

Unscheduled leave policy in effect for Fort Leonard Wood personnel

Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2019) — Unscheduled leave policy is in effect Tuesday, Nov. 12, for personnel who may be impacted by the forecasted winter weather or by school closures. Employees should contact their immediate supervisors regarding unscheduled leave. For current Fort Leonard Wood road conditions and additional Snow and…

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Fort Leonard Wood engineers donate 100 units of blood in a day

Public Affairs Office FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2019) – Soldiers from Company B, 554th Engineer Battalion, Engineer Basic Officer Leadership Course, donated 100 units of blood to the Armed Services Blood Program Oct. 15 at the Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center. This donation puts them in the number 10 spot on the…

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CBRN Soldiers descend into confined-space training

Sam Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Encapsulated in gas masks, 35-pound self-contained breathing apparatus tanks and leak-proof suits, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists descended into a tunnel complex behind Fort Leonard Wood’s Lt. Joseph Terry CBRN First Responder Training Facility Nov. 4 to prepare for emergency rescue situations. In just…

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Fort Leonard Wood hosts 3rd Brigade ROTC cadets in Blackhawk Ranger Challenge

Sam Campbell FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2019) – Seven teams of ROTC cadets from 3rd Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command, competed at Fort Leonard Wood in a physically and mentally rigorous, three-day competition designed to test the future officers’ aptitude for combat operations — the Blackhawk Ranger Challenge. From Nov. 1 to 3,…

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